Sharp to Launch its 3D Smartphone this Year
After flopping out in its last venture for Microsoft, Sharp Corp is still making its way in creating smartphones. By the end of of 2010, the company will release a 3D enabling handset. Apple must brace itself for a new competitor.
Sharp Corp wants to take Apple’s iPhone down by the end of the year with a plan to launch a 3D smartphone internationally. According to a spokeswoman last Wednesday, the product will feature a 3D panel that can be viewed without special glasses. It will also likely to have a 3D capable camera. Last April, the company unveiled its 3D panel technology, which is suitable only for small screens.
Letting users view 3D images without glasses has been a roaming tech around for quite some time now. But Japan’s biggest mobile maker Sharp plays a small role in the smartphone market. Their previous venture, the Microsoft Kin, flopped and was canceled in the US in less than three months.View Article Source »